Marpa Lotsāwa Series
Courtesy of Himalayan Art Resources
Texts by and about the great Marpa Chökyi Lodrö (mar pa chos kyi blo gros, c.1012–1097), renowned as the founder of the Marpa Kagyü tradition and teacher of Milarepa:
This prayer invokes the great translator Marpa Chökyi Lodrö, together with his wife Dakmema, his physical heir Darma Dodé and his foremost spiritual heir Milarepa. Jamyang Khyentse composed the text while on a visit to the site of Marpa's estate in Lhodrak, most likely in 1956.